Project Curator

Project Curator
Employer: The British Museum
Salary: £29,028 per annum
Location: London

The British Museum’s Ancient Egypt and Sudan department are recruiting for a Project Curator to organise and deliver, as field director, the Museum’s fieldwork in the Northern Dongola Reach during winter 2018/19, as part of the Qatar-Sudan Archaeological Project.

The post-holder will recruit a team for the archaeological work, plan logistics and complete risk assessments, and define a work plan for fieldwork season. You will also organise archival records relating to the excavation and create a detailed fieldwork season budget forecast. This role involves publicising the work through lectures to public and academic fora, as appropriate.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject, or equivalent, with demonstrable experience of relevant research and fieldwork. With a clean driving licence, you will have worked as a supervisor or field director of a research or fieldwork project, with experience of managing fieldwork logistics and budgets.

We are looking for an excellent communicator who can liaise effectively with a variety of stakeholders at all levels. With strong organisation skills, you will be able to successfully deliver the project to required standards on time and within budget. A relevant publication record is desirable.

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